Room With A View: Miami Beach’s Best Oceanfront Hotels

View from the Loews


View from the Loews

By: Lori Kahn

With ocean views that go for miles, you won’t need to look any further than these beachfront resorts for your perfect Miami Beach vacation.

Loews Miami Beach Hotel

Sporting nearly 800 rooms and suites, Loews Miami Beach Hotel offers the ideal beach resort atmosphere. Featuring a free-form swimming pool surrounded by a tropical oasis and prime beach access, there are many opportunities for you to enjoy the year-round sunshine and beachfront scenery facing Miami Beach’s oft-pictured Atlantic sandy shores. For a VIP experience, book a luxury cabana with a rooftop sundeck and enjoy the incredible water views.

1601 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139

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The Leslie Hotel

The Leslie Hotel is a true Art Deco beauty that was fully renovated in 2014 with contemporary art and furniture in every room and all the comforts of home. The multilingual staff will ensure you and your family have everything you need for the perfect vacation in Miami Beach. Of course, this should include a plush room with beautiful ocean views. A true stand out feature is The Leslie’s beautiful rooftop swimming pool with the perfect Atlantic Ocean vista directly on South Beach’s iconic Ocean Drive. Relax and savor a tropical cocktail while you lay back and soak in the sun - the perfect way to experience the beauty of South Beach.

1244 Ocean Dr., Miami Beach, FL 33139

    Kimpton Surfcomber Hotel

    The Kimpton Surfcomber Hotel's comfortable, cozy and modern rooms will put a smile on your sun-kissed cheeks as you watch the waves from your oceanfront balcony room or suite. There is nothing quite like the lively atmosphere at the Surfcomber and nothing like waking up to watch the sun rise over the aquamarine water. Tucked between the beach and the pool is a sandy oasis named The Beach at High Tide, lined with palm trees, a fire pit, sofas and chairs. End your Instagram-ready day with a drink at High Tide while you sit back with your toes in the sand and snap your next serene Miami Beach #PicoftheDay #NoFilters.

    1717 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139-2006


      One of the hottest hotels on Miami Beach, the Delano not only offers direct beach access, but also features one of the most popular pool party scenes on South Beach. The Delano Beach Club morphs from the ultimate Miami Beach seaside retreat during the day to a sultry nightclub when the stars come out and invite you to play. Go for a dip and cool off in a picturesque setting that’s straight out of a magazine and enjoy the scene. Jackie O glasses are highly recommended for the ultimate chic selfie against the Delano’s whimsical backdrop.

      1685 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139

        Fontainebleau Miami Beach

        For the ultimate beach resort experience, the Fontainebleau is pure oceanfront heaven. Featuring more than 1,500 rooms, the spacious resort is a destination within itself. The Fontainebleau’s poolscape combines “walls of water” with multiple free-form pools—all with stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean. Offering a luxury experience for couples or groups, there are a variety of cabana options including the Island Cabana at the center of a circular pool, located in the heart of all the SoBe action.

        4441 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33140

          W South Beach

          With an upscale, contemporary scene for in-the-know travelers, the W South Beach is the place to go for quality comfort, luxurious standards and all the amenities that a brand like The W can provide. Have a tasty craft cocktail while you enjoy the scene from a luxury cabana at one of the two disappearing edge pools or opt for a chaise lounge on the beach to enjoy the sand and beckoning surf. For a truly inspiring view of the Atlantic coastline, book the “WOW Suite,” a 1,900-square-foot penthouse with panoramic views from every angle. If you’re on vacation visiting Miami Beach it’s the most decadent way to dive into a VIP experience.

          2201 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139

            The Palms Hotel & Spa

            Inspired by the lush beauty of nature, The Palms Hotel & Spa is a true tropical paradise right in the heart of Miami Beach. This seafront resort is comprised of 251 rooms, including 67 oceanfront view rooms and 11 superior oceanfront rooms that will leave you breathless each time you look out over the vista. Oceanfront rooms feature floor-to-ceiling panoramic windows overlooking tropical gardens, far reaching shoreline and the crystal turquoise waters of the Atlantic Ocean. You will never want to leave.

            3025 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33140

              The Savoy Hotel

              Located directly on the sand between Fourth and Fifth Street on Ocean Drive, The Savoy Hotel is a welcoming oasis in Miami Beach’s desirable “South of Fifth” neighborhood. This all-suite Art Deco masterpiece has over two acres of tropically landscaped gardens from the street to the beach. Welcome the dawn or toast the end of another perfect South Beach day out on your room’s balcony where the ocean’s breeze will remind you just how genius your suggested trip to Miami truly was. The Savoy is one of those rare hotels where every guest gets the very best service - this includes a daily sunset cocktail to wind down at the oceanfront cafe with views of the sea. This is truly a SoFi experience that you will never forget.

              425 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, FL, 33139

                The Setai

                The Setai’s Ocean Suites are a brilliant amalgam of luxury and culture captured in the hotel’s serene yet sophisticated décor. With three swimming pools overlooking a vast stretch of Atlantic surf, you will experience the sunrise in a way you will never forget. Choose from one to four bedroom suites, each offering captivating ocean views with unobstructed sunrises that will inspire your day, it may even give you that extra pep you need to take a yoga class on the sandy beaches. Drop by the day-beds for a relaxing day by the water then enjoy a tantalizing meal at The Setai Beach Kitchen. At The Setai expect your daydreams to effortlessly come to fruition while the waves lap at your feet.

                2001 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, FL 33139-1913

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